Self-supporting community- based mitigation program that provides arsenic safe water using modified bore-dugwell along with public education on water related health effects.

Narrative

The final site of PW268 was changed to Rajapur village of Bagjola panchayet of Baduria block. The land is donated by Rafique Mondol. Arsenic was found to be high and sand layer was also available during the pilot test. The construction is completed by the first week of June.
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This site #PW268. is in the Kittipur village under the jurisdiction of the Bagjola panchayat in the Baduria district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic concentration of the private tubewell of Asiful Rehman was found to be 0.02 to 0.04 mg/L that was tested on 11 January 2013 with the VisuPAsS Visual Portable Arsenic testing field kit. The construction is supposed to start in mid February 2013.

    • SMS
    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 22 Days after completion 22 Dec, 2013

    Operating Status:

    visit of the members of aws & pw

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 22 Days after completion 22 Dec, 2013

    The quality of water is excellent used for drinking and cooking by 17 families comprised of 76 members.

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    The quality of water is excellent used for drinking and cooking by 17 families comprised of 76 members.

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 22 Days after completion 22 Dec, 2013

    The quality of water is excellent used for drinking and cooking by 19 families comprised of 74 members.

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    The quality of water is excellent used for drinking and cooking by 19 families comprised of 74 members.

    • SMS
    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 22 Days after completion 22 Dec, 2013

    Operating Status:

    visit of the members of aws & pw. Visit project well FB pg for pictures.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 30 Nov, 2013 Implementation Phase
    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 8 Months after start 18 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

    We are doing healthmeeting -total-12 M-2 F-9 -C-1

    • SMS
    Laltu Mirza ( Project Well ) 3 Months after start 12 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

    borig is the done kirttypur

  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Dec, 2012 Preparation Phase

Self-supporting community- based mitigation program that provides arsenic safe water using modified bore-dugwell along with public education on water related health effects.

Narrative

The final site of PW268 was changed to Rajapur village of Bagjola panchayet of Baduria block. The land is donated by Rafique Mondol. Arsenic was found to be high and sand layer was also available during the pilot test. The construction is completed by the first week of June.
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This site #PW268. is in the Kittipur village under the jurisdiction of the Bagjola panchayat in the Baduria district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic concentration of the private tubewell of Asiful Rehman was found to be 0.02 to 0.04 mg/L that was tested on 11 January 2013 with the VisuPAsS Visual Portable Arsenic testing field kit. The construction is supposed to start in mid February 2013.

Impact

People Getting Other Benefits: 30

Awareness programs such as village meetings before and after the construction of the well, health meeting and if needed projector program is done during the first year of construction. During this time the villagers are informed and educated on water borne diseases, health effects of arsenic in the drinking water and also educate, both, young and old, mainly women on how practicing proper personal hygiene prevents contagious diseases. At times more than 30 people gather at such meetings.

Maintenance/Operating Costs Annual, in US$: $40

Creating and measuring long-term impact

Implementer: Project Well & Aqua Welfare Society

Aqua Welfare Society (AWS) is the partner NGO of Project Well.

Funding

Funded:
$1,246

Plan/Proposal